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Your New Year's Resolution Should Be a Well-Maintained Vehicle, and we Can Help

When you own and operate a vehicle, routine maintenance becomes a fact of life. Every vehicle requires a level of care and maintenance to run great, and Honolulu Volkswagen can help. Our team is trained and certified to be maintenance pros, but we also understand that making time for service can be a challenge in this busy world, which is why we recommend establishing a routine service schedule part of your New Year's resolution.

 

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Battery to Brakes, Oil Changes to Tires, the Expert Service You Need is in Honolulu

Every vehicle requires a level of maintenance and regular upkeep in order to run great and last a long time, regardless of whether it's an EV or a gas-powered SUV. At Honolulu Volkswagen, our service center is staffed with pros that know the ins and outs of automotive maintenance, and we look forward to helping you get the most out of your investment with a vehicle that's properly cared for.

 

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What You Need to Know About Engine Coolant

With our service center, you can be assured we'll take care of your automotive needs. That includes doing all types of maintenance and that includes helping you with coolant. You know what it is, but do you know what it does? We can explain.

 

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Get Services for Spring Driving

As spring is in full swing, so too are your activities and the places you'll go in your car. We're here to help with that at our service center. We provide spring service and remind people with a post every year of its importance.

 

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Auto Service Musts for Drivers Everywhere

There are all types of services you should have done when you own a vehicle. Doing so regularly allows you to get the most out of it and deliver a quality riding experience. Here at our service center, you're able to do that and we have three suggestions which will go a long way toward a standout drive.

 

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What is Car Wax?

The evolution of Car wax has taken place since its invention in the shining carriages in the old days. It started with animal fats and has transformed into a synthetic blend of chemicals, petroleum agents, and natural waxes that are scientifically-enhanced.

Car wax protects and improves the paint coat of cars. The use of wax comes in after cleaning and polishing your car, making its paintwork sparkle. Scratched and swollen painted surfaces are smoothed out with a protective coating.

 

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Make Sure You Test Your Car Battery When Extreme Weather Is on the Way

It is always helpful to know how temperature affects the performance of your car battery. If you take your battery for granted and never test it, you might find that it stops working at the most inconvenient moment. This is why Honolulu Volkswagen would like to tell you how extreme temperatures affect your car battery.

Cold weather can be particularly harsh. This depends on the quality of your battery. You will typically need more amperage output on a very cold day, so keep that in mind. If your battery is not ready to support the extra juice needed, it might…

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When it's time to service or replace your battery

A battery is like the heart of your vehicle. If there is a problem with your battery, then your car or truck is not going to operate properly. It's a good idea to know the signs of when it might be time to get your battery serviced or replaced.

If you have trouble starting your vehicle, especially when it's cold, it may mean you need a new battery. If you have an issue where your car won't start at all and you have to have it jump started, you definitely should have it checked. If your car…

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Two Important Things To Know About Brake Fluid

A car's braking system is comprised of many different elements. Surprisingly, however, among the most important of these is brake fluid. Despite what many people think, the role of this liquid isn't to lubricate moving parts. Instead, this fluid actually delivers the force that's necessary for bringing vehicles to a stop. Capable of functioning under high pressure and in exceedingly high temperatures, this non-compressible liquid does its job every time the brake pedal is depressed. At Honolulu Volkswagen, we want drivers to understand just how vital their cars' brake fluid really is

 

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Coolant System Problems? Visit Us in Honolulu for Help

At Honolulu Volkswagen we want you to be educated about your cooling system so that you can stay safe while driving on the road and know when to bring your vehicle to us in Honolulu for service.

The cooling system is based on these key parts:

  • Thermostat
  • Radiator
  • Radiator hoses
  • Radiator cap
  • Water pump

Signs That You Need a Coolant Service

The first and most obvious sign that you need a coolant system service is if your car's engine overheats. These are the typical reasons for overheating:

  • Coolant leaking from radiator or hose
  • Water pump failure
  • Thermostat failure
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